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  SH2204 Hanwei
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• Authentic historical design
Steel basket
• Rigid scabbard

• Main Gauche Available
• Antiqued Version Available

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TORINO RAPIER (SH2204) by CAS Hanwei
Based on models of 17th century swept-hilt rapiers of Italian ancestry, our Torino Rapier exhibits the classic straight cross guard styling popular in this part of Europe. The rapier features classical lines, with a high-carbon steel flex-tempered blade, a stainless steel hilt (for reduced maintenance) with "blade catcher" quillons and a twisted-wire grip. The hilt is of the same size as the original, providing an authentic “feel” in the user’s hand and weight and balance also match originals. The blade is interchangeable with our “Practical” blade (OH2255) which is designed for safety in rapier sparring. The matching Main Gauche (SH2207) may also be equipped with a sparring blade.

Our Renaissance-style Rapiers trace their origins to early 17th century Europe, where swordplay with the Rapier was considered an essential part of a gentleman’s education and was often used in resolving gentlemanly disagreements. Blades generally originated in one of the blade making centers such as Toledo or Solingen, but many differences in styling and hilt materials resulted from the local manufacture of hilts all over Europe.

The Torino Rapier features a blade of high quality, strength, and temper, and is fully functional. See model SH2207 Torino Main Gauche for the perfect complement to this version of this sword.


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Overall: 45 1/4“
Blade Length: 36 5/8“
Weight: 2lb 5oz
Point of Balance: 5"
Point of Harmonics: 28"
Width at Guard: .75"
Width at Tip: .40"
Thickness at Guard: .25"
Thickness at Tip: .10"

Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.

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Torino Main Gauche SH2207
Torino Rapier, Antiqued SH2204N
Torino Main Gauche Antiqued SH2207N

SH2204 Torino Rapier by CAS Hanwei

 RAPIER BELT - The Rapier Belt (OK-H60) is a no-frills belt that works very well. It is adjustable for waist size and rapier length.

 PRACTICL RAPIER BLADE - The OH2255 blade will enable rapier models to be converted quickly from live blade to practical sparring blade configuration.

 REPLACEMENT RAPIER BLADE - The OH2327 is a sharp replacement blade and will also provide a very sound blade for the custom rapier builder.

Rapier Belt OK-H60
Practical Rapier Blade OH2255
Replacement Blade-Sharp OH2327
Renaissance Wax Polish OXRW1
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